The Boob

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The Boob
Directed by William A. Wellman
Written by Kenneth B. Clarke
Katherine Hilliker
H.H. Caldwell
Story by George Scarborough
Annette Westbay
Starring Gertrude Olmstead
George K. Arthur
Joan Crawford
Charles Murray
Cinematography William H. Daniels
Edited by Ben Lewis
Release dates
  • May 17, 1926 (1926-05-17)
Running time 64 mins.
Country United States
Language Silent
English intertitles

The Boob is a 1926 American silent romantic comedy film directed by William Wellman, and starring Gertrude Olmstead, Antonio D'Algy, George K. Arthur, and Joan Crawford.[1][2]


Peter (George K. Arthur) is a chivalrous idealist who seeks to win the heart of Amy (Gertrude Olmstead), who in turn fancies urbane Harry (Tony D'Algy). Jane (Joan Crawford) is a Prohibition agent who helps uncover illegal bootleg adult videos.



  1. ^ The Boob at
  2. ^ The American Film Institute Catalog Feature Films:1921-30 by The American Film Institute, c.1971

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